University of Vermont

Statistics Program to Host Dan and Carole Burack President's Distinguished Lecture Series

Dr. James Berger
Dr. James Berger, Distinguished Burack Lecturer

The Statistics Program is pleased to welcome Professor Jim Berger as a Burack lecturer this fall. He will be giving talks on Thursday and Friday September 12th and 13th.

Dr. Berger is the Arts and Sciences Professor of Statistics in the Department of Statistical Science at Duke University. From 2002-2010 he was also the Director of the Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute, one of the National Science Foundation’s mathematical/statistical sciences institutes.

For additional information including abstracts of both lectures, please see the event flyer (PDF).

Dr. James Berger

The Arts and Sciences Professor of Statistics
Department of Statistical Science, Duke University


Lecture #1: Reproducibility of Science: P-values and Multiplicity
Thursday, Sept. 12 • 3:00–4:00 pm • Billings Library North Lounge
Reception immediately following in the Apse


Lecture #2: Risk Assessment for Pyroclastic Flows
Friday, Sept. 13 • 11:00–12:00 pm • Jost Foundation Room


Sponsored by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics
For further information please call Meghan Kelly at (802) 656-2940

To request accommodations such as seating, interpreting, etc. for this event please contact
Conference and Event Services at or 802-656-5665 in advance of the event.